Getting Started

Welcome To USW

Congratulations! Welcome to USW. Here you'll find everything you need to get started at university. 

USW is a diverse and welcoming university. We pride ourselves on the support we give our students, ensuring they have everything they need to thrive, and we are happy that you've chosen to become a part of the #USWfamily.

Before you start your university journey with us, there are a few important things that you’ll need to do, such as enrolling online and arranging your student ID card, before getting to meet your new classmates, research partners, lecturers and support teams.

Once enrolled, we're ready to welcome you to the university with a range of events. Our Freshers Fairs' and welcome events, both on-campus and virtual, are very popular amongst new starters and are a great way to meet new starters, just like you.

1. ENROLMENT

Enrolment is perhaps the most important part of your university journey. During this process you’ll set up your university IT account, register as a student at USW and arrange your student ID card.

All students must enrol with the University at the start of each academic year. 

2. TIMETABLES & INDUCTION

Find your Induction Timetable, Teaching Timetable and information on term dates here.

3. WELCOME TO UNILIFE - TIPS & ADVICE

Our tips on what to bring to uni, money, sport, societies, events and more.

4. WELCOME EVENTS - JOIN THE #USWFAMILY

Get involved with our welcome events and join the #USWFamily!

Key Links Getting Started

We're here to help with everything from securing accommodation and arranging your student loan to accessing Advice Zones.

Starting university can be an exciting experience for some and daunting for others. We're here to help. Below you'll find a number of key links that run through some of the most important aspects of getting started.

Don't forget to visit 'Welcome To Unilife'. Here you'll find lots of great advice about what to bring to university, how to protect your health and wellbeing, lots of student money tips and much more.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

STUDENT LOANS & ADVICE

ACCESSING ADVICE ZONES

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